Support Staff for Communications and Technology

UCC Illinois Conference | Westchester, IL
Date posted: May 4, 2021
Support Staff for Communications and Technology
Contact Name: Rev. Molly Carlson
Contact Email: [email protected]
Deadline: May 14, 2021

The Illinois Conference is a United Church of Christ covenant community promoting congregational health and vitality and pursuing God’s peace and justice. (Adopted at the 2009 annual meeting)

Job Description

Job Title: Support Staff for Communications and Technology

Location: Westchester, IL

Status: non-exempt

Reports to: Conference Minister

 

Overview: As part of a three-person support team, the SSCT supports the general operations of the Illinois Conference of the United Church of Christ. Located at our offices in Westchester, IL, this person is the hub for external communications and technology integration.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Curate and distribute Conference communications
  • Manage Social Media accounts
  • Publish regular e-newsletters and announcements
  • Maintain mailing lists
  • Update content on website (WordPress)
  • Recruit and organize content
  • Occasional writing or editing may be required
  • Help develop YouTube channel
  • Technology
  • Manage Conference TechSoup Account
  • Manage and distribute email addresses
  • Manage Microsoft 365 licenses (and any other software)
  • Maintain an inventory of Conference owned equipment (laptops, phones, printers, etc)
  • Maintain Administrator oversight of all Conference owned equipment and software accounts
  • Provide basic tech support to staff
  • Serve as tech host for Conference wide events
  • Introduce new and appropriate software or hardware tools for approval
  • Oversee integration of new software or hardware tools
  • Partner with outside tech support when needed
  • Work with Conference Minister to update annual technology budget
  • Current frequently used systems (some still in transition)
    • Microsoft 365
    • Docket
    • REALM
    • Expensify
    • ZOOM
    • FileExchange Pro
    • Teamwork
  • Participate in cross training with other Conference support staff
  • Provide back up assistance for the other support staff.
  • Participate in regular support staff and all Conference staff meetings
  • Support all Conference staff and elected officers as possible
  • Participate in continuing education
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications/Experience/Skills

  • Proficient with Microsoft 365 products
  • Ability to adopt new technologies with ease
  • Skill in helping others adopt new technologies
  • Social media and/or marketing experience preferred
  • Able to work independently
  • Works well in a team environment
  • 3-5 years of office administration experience preferred
  • Attention to detail
  • Clear communication
  • Familiarity with the United Church of Christ preferred

Benefits

Salary and Benefits:

  • $21.50/h.
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacation
  • Health & Dental for employee with option to pay additional premium for family
  • Life and disability insurance

Application Instructions

Rev. Molly Carlson is accepting applications (letters of interest and current resumes) from external candidates through May 14 at [email protected]

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